Industries & Economical Cities
Industries & Economical Cities

The economic cities initiative was launched to establish economic zones that provide an attractive competitive environment, which would help spur national development, diversify sources of income and provide promising employment opportunities for young Saudis. As such creating special economic zones, with their own, independent regulations, favorable investment policies, and globally competitive services, all under a single, unified supervisory authority, are vital in spurring on development in many countries.

1-KAEC
181 million m2
  • Seaport
  • Food and medical industries
  • Construction materials industry
  • Health care
  • Specialized education and training
  • Logistics
  • Tourism and entertainment
  • Telecommunications and information technology

2-JEC
102 Million M2

  • Seaport
  • Petroleum refinery
  • Petrochemical industries
  • Mining industries
  • Heavy industries
  • Food processing and packaging
  • Other strategic sectors

3-KEC
4.8 Million M2

  • Knowledge-based industries
  • Tourism and culture
  • Health care
  • Telecommunications and information technology
  • Specialized education